This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 30

The Royals seemed unprepared for the conditions, committing two first-inning errors and generally struggling as they were pummeled 12-3 by the Minnesota Twins on a sweltering Monday evening at Royals Stadium. Minnesota scored four runs in the first, thanks in large part to three Kansas City errors. The game started with 95° degree temperatures and … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 30

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 27

The Royals could have--probably should have--scored more runs. But Rich Gale, with some help from Dan Quisenberry, made sure the two they did get stood up in Kansas City’s 2-1 win over the Mariners at the Kingdome in Seattle. Royals hitters collected 11 hits and two walks, all against Seattle starter Rick Honeycutt. But double … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 27

This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 26

The Royals had a day off as they traveled from Minnesota to Seattle for a three-game series with the Mariners.  Another round of All-Star vote totals was announced by the American League office. George Brett was the only Royal to lead his position, with a healthy 500,000-vote lead on New York’s Graig Nettles. Catcher Darrell … Continue reading This Date In Royals History–1980 Edition: June 26